Calflora
Taxon  Report   11324    
Amsinckia intermedia  Fisch. & C. A. Mey.
Common fiddleneck
Amsinckia intermedia
© 2004 George W. Hartwell
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Amsinckia intermedia
© 2012 Keir Morse
Amsinckia intermedia
© 2009 Barry Rice
Amsinckia intermedia, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Bloom Period
Amsinckia intermedia
© 2010 Thomas Stoughton
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Amsinckia menziesii var. intermedia

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Amsinckia menziesii var. intermedia
More information about  Amsinckia intermedia
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (AMMEI2)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 21, 2018).

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